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1Heat that remains or is left over; heat occurring after an initial period of heating or as an after-effect.
Nuclear Physics. Heat produced in a nuclear reactor after it has been shut down and fission has stopped.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in United States Magazine. From after- + heat.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.